Babies of Exercising, Pregnant Moms Less Obesity-Prone

RedTracker| In an important piece of research for expectant moms, researchers in New Zeland have shown that exercise during pregnancy lowers a woman’s risk of having an obesity-prone baby.  Babies born in the exercising-mom group were the same length but weighed less than sedentery-mom babies.

‘Given that large birth size is associated with an increased risk of obesity, a modest reduction in birth weight may have long-term health benefits for offspring by lowering this risk in later life.’ via Daily Mail